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142  AN ITALIAN EBONY CABINET, with lifting top enclosing a mirror and folding doors enclosing a cupboard and small drawers below, the interior of the doors inlaid with engraved ivory plaques decorated with classical figures, fruit and foliage, the panels to the drawers, cupboard and interior of the top embroidered in stump-work in coloured silks and metal threads with animals, birds, cornucopiæ of fruit, formal flowering plants and trees — [[italics]]17th Century[[/italics]] — on ebonised stand, fitted with a drawer on square tapering legs united by an X-shaped stretcher — [[italics]]36 in. wide[[/italics]]

143  An old English four-leaf leather screen, painted in colours with figures, insects, animals and buildings in landscapes on a gold ground — [[italics]]each leaf 71 in. high, 19 in. wide[[/italics]]

144  A four-leaf black lacquer screen, painted with owls and trees, the reverse with plants and owls in a woody landscape in formal foliage — [[italics]]each leaf 7 ft. 6 in. high, 24 in. wide[[/italics]]


[[italics]]The following are the property of 
A GENTLEMAN[[/italics]]


145  "Le Bulheron " — a bronze figure depicting a youth breaking a bundle of faggots, on circular base — [[italics]]36 in. high — by Chambard[[/italics]] ; and a bronze walking figure of a satyr — [[italics]]30 in. high — on rectangular marble base[[/italics]]

146  A pair of birch armchairs and a settee, the borders to the backs and arms carved with overlapping leaves, on spirally turned supports with ball feet, with canework backs and sides and five loose cushions and seats covered in brown velvet — [[italics]]the settee 5 ft. 7 in. long[[/italics]]

147  A bergere, of Louis XVI design, the borders carved and partly gilt on a green ground with laurel foliage, riband ties and beading, the loose cushion seat, shaped back and sides upholstered in floral striped red silk brocade

148  A chaiselongue, of Louis XVI design, the moulded borders and fluted and turned legs painted green, upholstered in floral striped pink silk brocade - [[italics]](cushion deficient for stool)[[/italics]]

149  A giltwood fauteuil, on turned and fluted legs, with canework seat, the back and sides and loose seat covered in striped floral pink brocade ; and a stool, on ball feet, with square top, with loose cushion seat covered in mauve velvet - [[italics]]23 in. wide[[/italics]]

150  A walnut bergere, the border to the arched back, seat frame, fluted and turned legs carved with ribands and laurel foliage, the loose cushion seat, back and sides upholstered in striped green velvet with a trellis design

151  An aboynawood escritoire, in the Empire style, with tambour panel at the back, a sloping front and a drawer below, on square tapering legs, mounted with ormolu foliage plaques to the drawer and sides - [[italics]]28 in. wide[[/italics]]

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152  A mahogany escritoire, similar, with rising back, a sloping front and a drawer in the frieze, on square tapering legs inlaid with a basket of flowers and satinwood bands - [[italics]]28 in. wide[[/italics]]

153  A kingwood upright cabinet, of Louis XVI design, with folding doors in the upper part, drawer in the centre forming a secretaire and tambour panel below, on short curved legs, bordered with rosewood and satinwood and ebony lines, slightly mounted in ormolu and surmounted by a pink marble slab - [[italics]]25 1/2 in. wide[[/italics]]

154  A pair of floral green damask curtains, with fringed borders - [[italics]] 10 ft. by 6 ft. 2 in.[[/italics]]; and a box pelmet, en suite - [[italics]]6 ft. 9 in. long[[/italics]]

155  Five plain pink silk curtains, with metal thread fringed borders - [[italics]] 10 ft. 10 in. by 6 ft. 2 in.[[/italics]]

156  FOUR PAIRS OF PLAIN PINK VELOUR CURTAINS, with fringed borders -[[italics]] 9 ft. 6 in. by 3 ft. 10 in.[[/italics]]

157  A long valance of plain pink velour, en suite -[[italics]] 4 ft. by 37 ft. 8 in.[[/italics]]

158  A pair of plain purple velvet curtains, with gilt fringed border -[[italics]] 11 ft. 4 in. by 10 ft.[[/italics]] ; a pair of curtains, en suite -[[italics]] 9 ft. by 8 ft. 1 in.[[/italics]]; a curtain, en suite -[[italics]] 9 ft. 3 in. by 4 ft.[[/italics]]; another -[[italics]] 11 ft. by 4 ft.[[/italics]]; a shaped pelmet - [[italics]]14 ft. 3 in. long[[/italics]]; and another -[[italics]] 18 ft. long[[/italics]]


[[italics]]DIFFERENT PROPERTIES[[/italics]]


159 A pair of floral red damask pelmets, of shaped outline, with gold braid and tasselled borders - [[italics]]9 ft. 2 in. long [[/italics]]

160 TWO PAIRS OF PALE BLUE SATIN CURTAINS - [[italics]]8 ft. 5 in. by 3 ft. 8 in [[/italics]]; a pair of curtains, en suite - [[italics]]7 ft. 7 in. by 7 ft. 8 in. [[/italics]]; and three shaped pelmets, en suite 

161 TWO PAIRS OF SCARLET RED SATIN CURTAINS - [[italics]]8 ft. 7 in. by 4 ft. 10 in.[[/italics]]; a pair of scarlet satin curtains, en suite - [[italics]]9 ft. 9 in. by 3 ft. 10 in.[[/italics]]; a pelmet, en suite; and a long cream satin pelmet, applique with interlaced bands - [[italics]]14 ft. 9 in. long[[/italics]]

162 An English carpet, in the Persian style, woven with floral medallions, strapwork and flowers on a brick red ground, the border with similar decoration on yellow and green grounds - [[italics]]16 ft. 8 in. by 14 ft. 10 in. - shaped at one corner [[/italics]]

163 An Eastern rug, with a central floral medallion and flowering stems on a buff ground, the border with floral palmettes and flowering stems on a brick red ground - [[italics]]9 ft. 10 in. by 6 ft. 8 in. [[/italics]]

163A A PERSIAN CARPET, woven with floral medallions, formal leaves, strapwork and stems in colours on a blue ground, the wide border with formal flowering stems on a white ground, with narrow bands of similar decoration on red, blue and orange grounds - [[italics]]18 ft. 4 in. by 14 ft. 6 in. [[/italics]]


INTERVAL. - The Sale will re-commence at 2.30 p.m. precisely 


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